October 9, 2008 RSS feed / Editorial

IT HAPPENED THIS WEEK

REPRINTED FROM RESORTER BACK ISSUES 10 YEARS AGO-OCT. 9, 1998

Middle school principal, board member selected "A decision for a new middle school principal and an appointee to the Board of Education have been made by the board...Houghton Lake Middle School will welcome a new principal by the end of the mon More...

MAKE IT PLAIN

By Glenn Schicker

Whether it's from man-made calamity or natural disaster, many people are suffering in America and around the world. Fortunately, churches are taking prophetic, even miraculous action to help those in need. More...

Minding our business

Each October the National Newspaper Association promotes community newspapers with the National Newspaper Week observance, this year it brings attention to the importance of open government and the importance of legal notices and meeting minutes pu More...

Painting plows

Maybe some drivers will do a double-take when they see a Roscommon County Road Commission snowplow all painted up with Bobcat tracks and the Houghton Lake Community Schools mascot, a bobcat. We're sure the plow will get some attention. More...

The Resorter's reader poll

Last week's results Was U.S. Rep. Dave Camp right to vote with the minority in the House of Represenatives for the failed financial bail-out plan? No-58% Yes-42% This week's question Who won the vice-presidential debate? More...

Public Notice: Taxpayers have a right to know

"Public notice." Sounds great, but it costs money ... at least in the print media. So why in the world should governmental entities spend taxpayers' money on public notices when they can post them on the Internet for next to nothing? More...

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Poll

Are you planning to go shopping on Thanksgiving Day?